The belief that waves of proletarian Scots will carry the nationalists to victory seems far-fetched.
The pollsters have called the referendum – they all suggest the unionists will triumph tomorrow.
Scottish First Minister could make way for his deputy Nicola Sturgeon if independence is rejected.
We all know what David Beckham, Simon Cowell and JK Rowling think about independence, but how the country’s own rich could react remains to be seen.
The former Labour PM's speech was very well-received this afternoon. Watch and read it here.
The onslaught against the Yes side by big business and the Treasury has not had the success many expected.
A look at the polling on the eve of the Scottish referendum, and how so-called silent Nos could affect the result.
Housing allocations policy needs to recognise, and be flexible enough to accommodate, the difficult circumstances surrounding domestic violence.
A first look at this week’s magazine.
People have started to feel that behind the apparent hope offered by the Yes campaign is something more sinister.
Alex Salmond's lowering of the voting age to 16 for the Scottish referendum may have backfired on the Yes campaign.
Centre-left parties elsewhere in Europe, particularly Britain, should heed the success of the Social Democrats in Sweden.
Victims of domestic violence are being refused places at women's refuges across the country.
In the first of our lists on political art, the New Statesman's critics and our readers select ten thought-provoking songs, dating from 1916 to 1989.
We are now a nation torn apart (soon perhaps literally) by inequality, and the danger is Scotland is merely the beginning
Tomorrow is the Scottish independence referendum. The Better Together leader and Scotland’s First Minister are making their last pleas.
Scotland, an outward-looking nation with strong internationalist instincts and a clear sense of its moral purpose in the world, can do better than separation.
Democratic mayor hails "a shared vision, and a shared strategy" for tackling inequality.
Recorded sexual assaults in prison are on the rise, with research suggesting the true extent of the problem is hidden and under-reported.
The Labour leader was mobbed in Edinburgh by anti-Union activists today.
A right Barnett barny.
The state has tried to control too much from the centre for too long: a No vote in the Scottish referendum should bring about a change in where power lies.
What explains the surge in politicians using referendums, and why hasn't the British public embraced them?
The recent wave of fast food strikes in the US has shed fresh light on the employment conditions of workers in the UK.
The leaders of Westminster’s three main parties have signed a pledge to devolve more powers to Scotland.
What is the quality of work across the UK? In most constituencies the average job is quite similar, but at either end daily life is very different.
Many of Scotland's newest residents feel every bit as Scottish as any born-and-bred Highlander. What's less certain is whether that's how the Highlander sees it.
The government insists it has done no contingency planning for Scottish independence, so what would the civil service do in the event of a Yes vote?
What are the benefits of the social rented sector, and why must current and future governments significantly raise current levels of social housing construction?
The Foreign Secretary is meeting foreign leaders today to discuss plans to tackle extremist militants in Iraq and Syria.